The Adventure Psychologist
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live life to the full

Paula believes in Living Life to the Full. She has done over 118 ‘things’ that she most wanted to do before she dies and she’s nowhere near being dead!

‘My list helps me live life to the full, to feel alive and know that when I am drawing my last breath, it will be with no regrets.’

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Things I've :
  1. Abseiling
  2. Acted as an extra in commercials & films
  3. Amazon
  4. Angkor Watt, Cambodia
  5. Antarctica / South Pole
  6. Arctic Circle
  7. Arrested in Cambodia
  8. Batik Course, Jogjakarta, Java
  9. Bermuda Triangle, Golden Triangle
  10. Bike Ride – London to Brighton x 8, fancy dress
  11. Bog Snorkelling
  12. Boogie Boarding
  13. Bought round of drinks for pub of strangers
  14. Bruges snow & ice festival
  15. Buckingham Palace Garden Party
  16. Bungee jump, The Pipeline, New Zealand
  17. Caribbean Cruise
  18. Caving
  19. Ceremony of the Keys, Tower of London
  20. China, Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, Terracotta army
  21. Chitwan National Park
  22. Circumnavigated Cape Horn
  23. Clay pigeon shooting
  24. Climbed top 95′ mast
  25. Climbed volcano, Mount Bromo, Java
  26. Coasteering
  27. Crewed for RNLI
  28. Cycled length of UK, Poland, Malta, Holland, Belgium, Luxembourg, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Ireland, Hungary, Slovakia
  29. Daily Telegraph Correspondent
  30. Death slides, Flying Fox
  31. Desert – Gobi
  32. Dragon boat racing
  33. Dressed as Geisha in Japan & in Sari in India
  34. Eiffel Tower
  35. Florida Alligators & Hover boats
  36. Fly fishing
  37. Flying lesson
  38. Full Moon Party, Thailand
  39. Giant rugby game, the Haxey Hood
  40. Giants Causeway, Ireland
  41. Glacier trek
  42. Gondola ride from St Marks Square, Venice
  43. Gorge Scrambling & Waterfall climbing
  44. Got married (at last!)
  45. Grand Canyon in helicopter
  46. Grand Prix: UK x 5, Australia, Spain
  47. Great Barrier Reef
  48. Great White Shark cage diving
  49. Hadrian’s Wall, coast to coast
  50. Held snakes & tarantulas
  51. Helicopter flights x 3
  52. Himalayas
  53. Hiroshima & Nagasaki
  54. Hot air ballooning
  55. Husky dog sledding
  56. Ice fishing
  57. Inca Trail
  58. Jet Boating
  59. Karting
  60. Kathmandu
  61. Kayaked the Thames, source to sea, 150 miles
  62. Lapland
  63. Las Vegas
  64. Le Luge
  65. Macchu Picchu & Huana Picchu
  66. Maldives water bungalow
  67. Marathon, London
  68. Mongolia
  69. Mountaineering – Ben Nevis, Snowdon, Mont Blanc massif
  70. Northern lights & Southern lights
  71. Nuclear submarine
  72. Opera in Sydney & Prague
  73. Paddled 300 miles in dugout canoe – Srepok & Mekong rivers, Cambodia
  74. Paddled dugout canoe, Nicaragua
  75. Parapenting, tandem
  76. Poems published
  77. Pyramids & Sphinx
  78. Quad biking
  79. RedBull Soapbox race
  80. Rode horse, ostrich, elephant, camel, donkey
  81. Russia, Moscow, Red Square
  82. Sailed across the equator twice
  83. Sailed around the world, 35000 miles, the wrong way
  84. Sand tobogganing
  85. Scuba diving with bull sharks, rays, wreck dive & blue hole, Belize
  86. Skied full distance from coast to South Pole
  87. Skirmish Marshall
  88. Stayed in a Lighthouse
  89. Stayed in Riokan, traditional Japanese house
  90. Steam Train (Peru) & Bullet Train (Shikansen, Japan)
  91. Stroked tiger cubs & adult cheetahs
  92. Surfing
  93. Swam with dolphins
  94. Swam with seals
  95. Swam with sharks
  96. Taj Mahal
  97. Tandem sky dive
  98. TED talk
  99. Tekal, Guatemala
  100. Tomatina Tomato throwing festival
  101. Tornado, 100′ away (waterspout)
  102. Trans-Siberian railway, Moscow to Beijing
  103. Trekking – Inca trail, Hill Tribes Thailand, Hill tribes Sapa
  104. Walked across England, from Coast to Coast
  105. Walked across Ireland, from Dublin to Galway
  106. Walked on hot coals – the firewalk
  107. Water skiing
  108. West Papua tribes & trek
  109. Whale watching
  110. White water rafting x 3
  111. White water surfing
  112. Wimbledon
  113. Windsurfing
  114. Worked in hospice as volunteer
  115. World Body Painting festival
  116. Written book: Live Life to the Full
  117. Written & published four books
  118. Xmas in Lapland
  119. Zorbing
Things I Want To :
  1. Alaska
  2. Bagan, Myanmar
  3. Black water rafting
  4. Bob sleigh / Skeleton bob
  5. Canada Canoeing
  6. Mongol Rally
  7. Caving / Canyoning
  8. Colour festival, India
  9. Covent Garden opera
  10. Cuba
  11. Cycle length of Italy
  12. Dead sea
  13. Dessert trek, Dessert camp
  14. Easter Island
  15. Egremont crab fair with gurning
  16. Ethiopia trek
  17. Flashmob
  18. Galapagos
  19. Gliding
  20. Glastonbury festival
  21. Gordon Bennett Cup hot air balloon race
  22. Grand Prix: Monaco, Spa
  23. Grizzly bears, Alaska
  24. Hawaii, volcano national park
  25. Hawk walk
  26. Historic battle re-enactment
  27. Ice Hotel, Sweden
  28. Learn to whistle properly
  29. Live to 100
  30. Lost City, Columbia
  31. Lowland Games, Wales
  32. Maldon mud race
  33. Motorbike test
  34. Ngawala Cup, Zanzibar
  35. North Pole
  36. Paddle more than 2010 miles – Amazon or Mekong to break record or Paddle Top 10 rivers
  37. Pakistan
  38. Ride a horse in the sea
  39. Ride a manta ray, Caymans
  40. Sardine Run, S Africa
  41. Scuba dive with Narwhals
  42. Raise £100,000
  43. Storm chasing
  44. Streak!
  45. Swim with Whale Shark
  46. Swim the Arctic circle
  47. Talisker Atlantic row
  48. Three Peaks
  49. Tibet – Mount Kailash
  50. Tough Mudder
  51. Trek the Peak of the Balkans
  52. TV show
  53. Up Helly Aa
  54. Watch an erupting volcano
  55. Wing walking
  56. Worm charming contest